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A. Lange & Söhne

Datograph, Reference 403.035 A platinum flyback chronograph wristwatch with digital date display and bracelet Circa 2000 | 朗格 | Datograph 型號 403.035 鉑金飛返計時鍊帶腕錶備數字日期顯示,製作年份約 2000

A. Lange & Söhne

A. Lange & Söhne

Datograph, Reference 403.035 A platinum flyback chronograph wristwatch with digital date display and bracelet Circa 2000 | 朗格 | Datograph 型號 403.035 鉑金飛返計時鍊帶腕錶備數字日期顯示,製作年份約 2000

Datograph, Reference 403.035 A platinum flyback chronograph wristwatch with digital date display and bracelet Circa 2000 | 朗格 | Datograph 型號 403.035 鉑金飛返計時鍊帶腕錶備數字日期顯示,製作年份約 2000

A. Lange & Söhne


Datograph, Reference 403.035

A platinum flyback chronograph wristwatch with digital date display and bracelet

Circa 2000


朗格

Datograph 型號 403.035 鉑金飛返計時鍊帶腕錶備數字日期顯示,製作年份約 2000


Dial: black 

Calibre: cal. L951.1 manual winding, 40 jewels 

Movement number: 33'899

Case: platinum, sapphire crystal display case back secured by 6 screws

Case number: 140'982

Closure: platinum A. Lange & Söhne bracelet and double-folding clasp 

Size: 39 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 195 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Box: yes

Papers: yes

Accessories: A. Lange & Söhne warranty booklet, instruction manual, document holder, polishing cloth and presentation case with outer packaging 

MVT: is running at the time of cataloging. The chronograph is functioning and the date is advancing.

CASE: is in very good condition. It presents some minor surface scratches. The crown presents some light scratches. the bracelet is in good condition. It presents some light surface scratches. The clasp presents some surface scratches and very minor dings.

DIAL: is in very good condition. It presents some absolutely minute blemishes visible with further inspection.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Introduced in 1999, five years after A. Lange & Söhne's announcement of their first collections, the Datograph is named after the complications "date" and "chronograph". It is the exemplifier of German watchmaking and best known for their finishing, complexity and iconic design. Its calibre L951 features a flyback chronograph with a jumping minute counter, the beautiful column wheel mechanism meticulously displayed through the sapphire display back.

In fact, master watchmaker Philippe Dufour owns the pink gold version of the Datograph and describes it as the best chronograph movement ever made. Basketball player Michael Jordan also wears the first generation platinum Datograph with a matching bracelet. From the horology world to celebrities, the Datograph is widely enjoyed by different collectors and showcases the splendid capabilities of German watchmaking.

The present lot not only is in great condition and comes with all its original box and papers but also is an early example of this much sought-after reference which will attract the attention of avid collectors of the German brand and any watch enthusiast.